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The state saying for West Virginia may be, “Mountaineers Are Always Free.” But, after looking at the price of college tuition, it may be hard to believe. Luckily, there are plenty of college scholarships for West Virginia residents to help make this saying hold true. If you don’t currently live in West Virginia, but plan to attend one of its schools such as Marshall University, West Virginia University (WVU), West Virginia State University (WVSU), Mountain State University (MSU), or University of Charleston, you may also have the chance to go to school for free with these scholarships. Don’t miss your opportunity! Check out this directory of scholarships for students in West Virginia, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Horatio Alger West Virginia Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in West Virginia who have unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Charlotte Prudich/Elizabeth B. Devereaux Award

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of West Virginia. Students must be members of the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $375 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31
2018

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for students who are enrolled in their second year at a two year school and are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall term and college sophomores or juniors in a four-year program or beginning seniors in a five-year program. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the beginning of the Fall term.

Total: $2500 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for U.S. students in the fifth through twelfth grades who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred, at least partly, during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Total: $6000 Awards:  102
Deadline:  November 6
2018

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2018

Unigo Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2018

The Education Matters Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Each applicant must complete a scholarship match quiz/questionnaire and search for scholarships at UNIGO. The scholarship committee will select the winner based on the creativity and originality of the submitted written response to the scholarship question each year.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Harold F. Polston Scholarship

This award is for U.S. college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to students that belong to the Middle Tennessee Chapter, attending Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN, Murray State University in Murray, KY and those that live in the Region VII area (in that order).

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 1
2018

ISNetworld Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Priority will be given to students living in OK, TX, NM, LA or AK. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  December 1
2018

South Carolina Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for South Carolina resident high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible South Carolina institution. Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and an SAT score of 1200 or higher or an ACT score of 27 or higher, and rank in the top six percent of their class; students may also qualify with a grade point average of 4.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1400 or higher or an ACT score of 32 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  6800
Deadline:  December 15
2018